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Degree Programs

Department of Political Science

Take your fascination with systems of power to the next level.

In addition to helping you become a
better-informed citizen, the skills you’ll learn through our programs are essential to many different careers—and will open more doors than you can imagine. 

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This is where you’ll make it happen.

Many people think only those interested in politics and government should study political science. This simply isn’t true. Everyone can benefit from studying this discipline because it affects our daily lives so much. Plus, you’ll learn so many other skills that are essential to various careers. Gain a better understanding of how politics and government work, plus tons of transferable skills. What could be better?

*Students in this program have the option of earning a dual degree with a B.S.Ed. in secondary education.

Minors and Certificates

Satisfy your curiosity. 

The minors and certificates available through our department are a fantastic addition to any major. Whether you’re interested in discovering a new passion or just want to be better educated on politics and other matters that affect your life, we’ve got what you’re looking for.

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Step forward today.

Take your first step toward making your mark on the world by pursuing a degree from Purdue Fort Wayne.